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March 29, 1999
Second baseman Marlon Anderson made his own home run history last Sept. 8, when he became just the sixth National League player to hit a pinch-hit homer in his first major league at bat. The blast didn't draw much attention, though, as it came on the same night Mark McGwire hit his historic 62nd dinger of the season. Anderson spent most of last year at Triple A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, where he hit .306 and set team records in hits (176), runs (104) and total bases (284). "He was the most exciting player in our league," says Marc Bombard, his manager at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. "I think he can be one of those guys like Curt Schilling, a guy you'd pay to see."
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Second baseman Marlon Anderson made his own home run history last Sept. 8, when he became just the sixth National League player to hit a pinch-hit homer in his first major league at bat. The blast didn't draw much attention, though, as it came on the same night Mark McGwire hit his historic 62nd dinger of the season. Anderson spent most of last year at Triple A Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre, where he hit .306 and set team records in hits (176), runs (104) and total bases (284). "He was the most exciting player in our league," says Marc Bombard, his manager at Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre. "I think he can be one of those guys like Curt Schilling, a guy you'd pay to see."

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